Everyone has read the book or seen the new or original version of the Dr. Seuss classic, “The Lorax,” or at least heard about it. “The Lorax” is famous for its message of environmental consciousness, and according to The New York Times, it has been translated into more than a dozen languages and…Read More
Health & Science
More than 10,000 years ago, it is believed that dogs first entered North America by being brought over by settlers traveling through the Bering Land Bridge, a bridge that used to connect North America and Asia.
These dogs were the first domesticated animals that Native American societies…Read More
Washington, D.C., is taking action to understand the growing populations of cats, both owned and feral, within the city.
A coalition of organizations—the Humane Rescue Alliance, the Humane Society of the United States, PetSmart Charities and the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute—…Read More
In a randomized trial, researchers from the University of California, Irvine found that therapy dogs reduced symptoms of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children.
Led by Sabrina E. B. Schuck, PhD, MA, the trial found that children with ADHD who received canine assisted…Read More
Online pet retailer, Chewy.com, has expanded into another realm of the pet industry this week.
On July 2, 2018, they announced the introduction of Chewy Pharmacy, a one-stop online pharmacy for prescription pet medications. They explain in a Facebook post, “Getting your pet’s medication…Read More
Science has found that flowers work in a variety of ways to attract bees and other pollinators to them in order to speed up the pollination process.
A recent study found that bumblebees not only follow the visual cues—lines and patterns that point to the middle of the flower and color…Read More
In March of 2018 on the Ol Pejeta wildlife conservation sanctuary, the last male northern white rhinoceros (NWR), Sudan, passed away. Now, there are only two northern white rhinoceroses left in the world, both of which are female.
When the last male northern white rhinoceros passed away,…Read More